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Sonic Sands: Uncovering the secret of the booming dunes

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9:34am, September 5, 2007

Marco Polo, Charles Darwin, and other adventurers marveled at the loud, thrumming sounds that emanate from sand dunes in certain desert locales around the world. Now, researchers say that they've solved the mystery of how the dunes produce their mysterious tones.

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